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RENA receives order for copper plating equipment from “Tier 1” solar maker

The order for copper metallization could be a big step for the technology, which seeks to replace silver paste for PV cells.


First Solar unveils two new PV module series

The company will move to a larger format with its Series 6. modules. The Series 6 will be 120 x 180 cm, with an expected output of over 400 watts.


Ciel & Terra begins work on floating PV array at California winery

Ciel & Terre USA has begun assembly of a 9 kW Hydrelio floating PV array on a pond at Kunde Winery, in Kenwood, California


SunPower to provide direct service for homeowners in New York

Now New Yorkers have an opportunity to buy solar systems directly from the manufacturer

SunPower closes a partnership with The Solar Program to offer homeowners in New York a possibility to purchase or lease solar panels directly from the manufacturer.


SolarWorld's bifacial modules getting their first real-world run out in the US

SolarWorld's bifacial Bisun modules being produced

The German company's bifacial Bisun modules will be installed on the rooftops of the University of Richmond, alongside some standard modules to produce comparative performance data.


E.ON and Solarwatt to partner on electricity storage system

Storage systems will be based on Solarwatt’s MyReserve battery technology

German utility giant will develop own storage system with Dresden-based Solarwatt GmbH based on MyReserve technology; first models to be rolled out in Germany over coming months.


First Solar sets new cadmium telluride thin-film cell efficiency record at 22.1%

This is First Solar’s 9th efficiency record since 2011, but CdTe is still 0.2% behind CIGS for record thin-film efficiencies.


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